Groomed to Perfection
Behind the scenes, groomers work throughout the night, creating the corduroy that brings delight to skiers and boarders in the morning.
Enjoy the Ride
Passionate members of Southern Vermont’s mountain biking community share tips on mountain bike etiquette, safety, preparedness, and gear maintenance.
PAR FOR THE COURSE
Stratton Mountain Resort’s Golf Course Superintendent Shawn Murnaghan speaks on the past, present, and future of Stratton’s golf course and explains the craft of golf course maintenance.
STRATTON’S SISTER: SUGARBUSH RESORT
A vacationer’s guide to Stratton’s distinguished northern neighbor – Sugarbush Resort.
Southern Vermont’s environmental innovators speak on the future of sustainable community partnership.
A Beautiful Ride
Stratton Mountain gears up for summer action with its new mountain bike park.
Vermont’s classic car community comes out to play.
LGBTQ WINTER SUMMIT COMES TO STRATTON
This February, the resort welcomes outdoor enthusiast organization, Get Out and Trek, for an inclusive LGBTQ winter weekend.
STORY AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY GET OUT AND TREK
All Geared Up
Phase 1 of the mountain biking park opens at Stratton Resort, adding to family fun for all levels of mountain biking enthusiasts in Manchester and the Mountains.
BY ANDREW MCKEEVER
An Enchanted Forest
You’ll fall in love with everything that goes on at Merck Forest & Farmland Center.
BY ANITA RAFAEL
A Hidden Treasure
Dig in at Retreat Farm. This one-of-a-kind place has something for everyone.
Features and Stories
She’s Got Game
Ever since Kathrine Switzer proved women could run the Boston Marathon and Billie Jean King schooled Bobby Riggs on the tennis court, women have embraced the joy that comes from playing sports. Whether it’s tennis, golf, hiking, or any of the other activities the Stratton area is famous for, summer is the time to get out and get sweating!
All Along the Clocktower
With the presence of Burton Snowboards, the U.S. Open Championships, and one of the earliest machine-built half-pipes at Stratton Mountain, the local population led the vanguard as the sport ventured from the fringe to the mainstream…
Gear for Going Up
You’ve plotted your route, packed your bags, and prepared yourself for the adventure ahead. Now, there’s just one thing left: gathering the gear you will need for a winter climb…
Up is the New Down
Earning your runs by climbing up before speeding down is a new way to appreciate your surroundings, as well as get a super workout…
Meet Martha Dale, Toure Christie, and Sarah Knelp, three of the many instructors at Stratton Mountain Sports School who share a passion to teach children and adults how to embrace, enjoy, and excel on the mountain…
Out and About
This epic endurance challenge adds up to equal the height of the world’s highest peak— the 29,029 feet of Mount Everest…
Out and About
The Stratton Foundation Charity Golf Outing
On a sunny June day, 67 golfers played in The Stratton Foundation’s Charity Golf Outing to support the foundation’s Moving Mountains initiative, which provides basic daily necessities to children in need so that they are cared for and ready to learn…
What’s UP with SUP?
Stand-up paddleboarding provides a new perspective of the water, cools you off, slims you down, and gets you ready for the slopes as well. Perched atop a stand-up paddleboard, you’re guaranteed to experience the viridescent Vermont landscape from a singular and stunning perspective…
The Wild Wild West
At WestFest, hundreds gather with bated breath as the Army Corps of Engineers releases Jamaica’s Ball Mountain Dam, transforming the West River into a whitewater kayaking haven almost instantaneously…